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Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
next decade. the obama administration has taken new steps to loosen sanctions on burma following a series of reforms by the ruling junta. in a meeting at the u.n. general assembly, secretary of state clinton told the burmese president at the u.s. will ease its ban on imports from burma. >> we have watched as you and your government have continued the steady process of reform, and we have been pleased to respond with specific steps that recognize the government's efforts and encourage further reform. in recognition of the continued progress toward reform and in response to requests from both the government and the opposition, the united states is taking the next up in normalizing our commercial relationship. >> the national football league has reached an agreement to end a labor dispute with the referees. the nfl rushed to make the deal after a botched call by replacement officials decided the outcome of a nationally televised game monday night, prompting widespread outrage from fans, journalists, and the teams. you can go to democracynow.org to see our interview with sportswriter d
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
road in denver, colorado. the obama administration has launched the first ups toward military action against the suspects on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya last month. special operations command could have been used to capture militants deemed to have been involved in those actions killing americans, including christopher stevens. the options under discussion include drone strikes, special operations raids, and joint missions with libyan forces. lawmakers are claiming that the state are rebuffed pleas from the u.s. officials in libya. i house oversight and government reform committee, republicans said they set a hearing for next week to investigate. hillary clinton says she plans to cooperate with the probe. the pennsylvania judge has struck down the state's election law requiring voters to show photo id. pennsylvania's law allowed voting only to those who could produce a state driver's license, government employee id, or a state non-driver id card. but on tuesday, a commonwealth court judge ruled the state does not have enough time to adequately provide i
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Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
three other marines last month. the-administrative penalties were announced against three other marines last month. republican presidential nominee mitt romney has opened a new attack on president obama's foreign-policy just over a week before the to hold their first debate. romney criticized obama for referring to the latest middle east unrest as bonds and the road. he also vowed a foreign policy that he said would ship middle east politics, not just react to it. >> bombs in the road? we had an ambassador assassinated, a muslim brotherhood elect a member elected to the presidency of egypt. 20,000 people have been killed in syria. we of tumult in pakistan. iran is that much closer to having the capacity to build a nuclear weapon. this is time for a president who will shape events in the middle east, not just be merciful or be at mercy of the events in the middle east. i will get america on track at the kind of leadership we need so we can shape the future of this part of the world and keep america strong. >> romney was referring to obama's comments in an interview with "60 minut
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Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
? >> well, first, one of the biggest issues is that what president obama and the administration is asking us to do is to trust them. we are doing this very carefully. we're not going to tell you who we killed. we are going to deny that this program existed. trust us. we are following all the rules. as a citizen, that concerns me. one. two, the criteria that the president mentions all of which must be complied with for a strike to be legal, we have significant evidence demonstrating that there is reason to doubt that those criteria have been met. he mentions that there must be an imminent threat that is posed. we know for instance that there have been people who have been on lists to be killed for periods that go on for days, weeks, or months. how is it that a person poses a threat for this time and it is not able to be captured? the discussion centers on which individuals are placed on target lists which i think diverts attention from where most of the killing has occurred which is in the signature strikes. something on the order of 2% of those killed have been identified as high-v
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
sanctions at the end of the month. the obama administration is reportedly considering whether to begin unilateral military strikes on alleged al qaeda targets in north africa. "the washington post" reports concerns about al qaeda gains in mali, as well as weapons gained from libya. the u.s. has launched secret intelligence operations, including the use of civilian aircraft to conduct surveillance over the sahara desert. new figures show september was iraq's's the deadliest month in more than two years. sure when he would be detained. >> in regard to our reaction to the verdict today by enforcing the verdict, we were expecting that. we know that we are still targeted for our role in the pro-democracy movement. they expected the same, that there would be this verdict. they believe also that they are innocent and did not do any ms. doing, wrongdoing. >> that was ali al-ekry speaking hours before his arrest. york attorney general eric schneiderman has filed a lawsuit against jp morgan chase for alleged fraud in mortgage-backed securities issued by bear stearns. he says investors were defra
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